The virtual band announce the Song Machine Live concert, which will stream globally in December. Tickets on sale now.

Gorillaz Song Machine Live

Gorillaz are set to perform songs from their Song Machine: Season One project live for the first time shortly before Christmas. 

The virtual band led by Blur legend Damon Albarn and artist Jamie Hewlett have announced Song Machine Live, which will stream globally in HD via LIVENow on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th December 2020. 

The most successful virtual band on the planet – as certified by the Guinness Book of Records - will bring their magnificent new Jamie Hewlett visuals to three thrilling live performances across three different time zones, blended together in a unique Gorillaz way. 

Gorillaz’ UK and Europe performance takes place at 7pm on Sunday 13th December and tickets are on sale from LIVENow right now. 

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Gorillaz’ innovative Song Machine project launched at the start of 2020 with with Episode 1 - ‘Momentary Bliss’ ft. slowthai and Slaves. Since then, the band have been dropping new episodes every six to eight weeks throughout 2020.

Each episode consists of a new song, a video created by Gorillaz animator Jamie Hewlett and an accompanying podcast. The most recent episode dropped last week and was a musical collaboration with The Cure’s Robert Smith called ‘Strange Timez’.

Six episodes in, Noodle, 2D, Murdoc and Russel have visited Morocco and Paris, London and Lake Como, as well as travelling all the way to the moon, and now they will release the full collection via the album Song Machine: Season One - Strange Timez on 23rd October 2020. 

The album is available to buy physically on standard CD, vinyl and cassette; plus the 17-track Deluxe and Super Deluxe box sets. On top of this, there is a full-colour, one-of-a-kind 210-page Almanac, the very first annual from Gorillaz.

Across the 17 tracks on the deluxe edition of Song Machine: Season One - Strange Timez, Gorillaz have collaborated with Beck, Elton John, Fatoumata Diawara, Georgia, Kano, Leee John, Octavian, Peter Hook, Roxani Arias, ScHoolboy Q, St Vincent, CHAI, EARTHGANG, Goldlink, Joan As Police Woman, JPEGMAFIA, Moonchild Sanelly, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Skepta, Tony Allen and the aforementioned Robert Smith, Slaves and Slowthai. 

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